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Local heroin charges dropped because fed charges filed

The charge was dismissed because federal charges have been filed in the same case, which will bring a more significant sentence if Gant is found guilty, according to the dismissal motion filed by the Becker County Attorney’s Office.

DL-ONLINE - 2018-06-18 06:01:00

Minn. Renaissance Festival director accused of raping photographer...

SHAKOPEE, Minn. — Carr Hagerman, a Minnesota Renaissance Festival official best known as the Rat Catcher character, was charged Tuesday, June 12, in Scott County District Court in the alleged rape of a photographer on the festival grounds in September.

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2018-06-17 02:38:33

Concert Goer Has an Exhausting Ordeal After Getting Her Head Stuck in a Tailpipe

You’ve probably had your fair share of embarrassing moments with a vehicle. Whether it’s forgetting to install something or losing a valuable part, we’ve all been there. However, a Minnesota woman did something truly facepalm worthy and is now a bit of an internet sensation.


Plymouth Apartments Evacuated Due To Chemical Exposure

PLYMOUTH, Minn. (WCCO)— Several people were evacuated from their apartments on Sunday because of chemical exposure.It happened at about 1:30 p.m. at the Oakwood Apartments in Plymouth. Firefighters say they got a call about the smell of a chemical and people saying they were sick.The state’s chemica

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-06-17 21:56:04

West metro police blotter, June 17

Drugs. A 19-year-old Burnsville woman was arrested for speeding and possession of methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia, and a 26-year-old Hugo man was arrested for possession of marijuana, following a traffic stop at Hwys. 100 and 62.


Video of woman goes viral after she gets head stuck in truck's exhaust pipe

“We were just all having fun and I saw this big exhaust pipe and I was, like, ‘Hey, my head could probably fit in that,’”Strom said.


Dog Days Westonka Returns to Mound's Harbor District Park Aug. 11

The 8th annual event takes place on Sat., Aug. 11 between 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Mound Harbor District Park, which is on Auditors Road between Shoreline Drive and Commerce Blvd in Mound. The day features lots of fun activities for both dogs and people. The event will kick off right at 9 a.m. with the an

PATCH - 2018-06-18 12:30:12

BookBike & ArtCart at Silver Lake Park (Three Links Shelter)

Visit Rochester Public Library’s amazing BookBike & ArtCart to get started on your Summer Playlist, create incredible art, or check out books & DVDs! Find the BookBike & ArtCart near Three Links Shelter.

POST-BULLETIN - 2018-06-18 10:30:00

Waverly’s Diers named county Farm Family of the Year

While Wright County has been known more for its population growth an urbanization in recent years, the county’s legacy is its agricultural heritage, which still runs strong in many areas of the county. At the June 5 meeting of the Wright County Board of Commissioners, the Diers family of Waverly was


Apple Valley is the first girls' state lacrosse champ not named Eden Prairie, Blake

DAVID JOLES • david.joles@startribune.comApple Valley players rushed to celebrate their state championship, which was made possible by Sophia Leong’s goal with 1 minute, 12 seconds left in the game.

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-06-16 21:00:00

Heritage Christian, Maple Lake, Mahtomedi State Baseball Champs

The Maple Lake Irish were the fourth team at their school to win a state title this year. The softball team accomplished it last weekend, volleyball and true team track and field also collected state titles. The Hilltoppers took the lead early with three runs in the first two innings while collect

KDHLRADIO.COM - 2018-06-17 09:41:12

West Hennepin Public Safety Report

Friday, June 11:15 a.m. 5000 Main Street, Maple Plain. Police were dispatched to the Maple Plain Library for suspicious activity consisting of a vehicle in the parking lot that was loading and unloading items from a box truck to another vehicle. Police arrival and vehicles were gone. It is known to

HOMETOWNSOURCE.COM - 2018-06-16 17:00:00

​Shakopee Man Was Drunk In Crash Killing Bride-To-Be: Police

RICE COUNTY, MN — Brandon Patrick Dellwo, 29, of Shakopee was sentenced to 48 months in prison for the death of Kacy Merseal on Aug. 5. Merseal and a passenger were returning from a Bruno Mars concert that night when their Volkswagen was struck by a Lincoln Navigator driven by Dellwo.


Decision to reopen Grand Mound site expected this fall

The Grand Mound, a 25-foot-tall American Indian burial site in the far reaches of northern Minnesota, was designated a National Historic Landmark several years ago.But it and four other smaller mounds some 2,000 years old have been closed to the public because of state budget cuts in 2002.Officials


Solar field causes major headaches for couple in Waverly, Minnesota

A solar field in the small town of Waverly, Minn. is making a big impact for one couple who claims that construction on the project destroyed their property's drainage pipes, and by extension their yard.


Sixth-graders raise over $2K for Children’s Minnesota

As Orono’s school year wrapped up last week, many students were eager to leave homework and classrooms behind and start the summer break. But the last week of school is also a time to reflect on and recognize all of the great things that students achieved during the year.Though there are many stando

HOMETOWNSOURCE.COM - 2018-06-16 21:00:00

A woman at a concert in Minnesota got her head stuck in a truck’s tailpipe

Firefighters were called to the Winstock Music Festival last weekend in Winsted, about 40 miles west of Minneapolis, and used a power saw to help free the woman.


Gas leak forces evacuations in Belle Plaine

BELLE PLAINE, Minn. -- People were able to return to their homes early Thursday morning after a gas leak in downtown Belle Plaine.Construction crews accidentally severed a gas main around 6 p.m. on the 100-block of South Meridian Street, according to Belle Plaine Mayor Chris Meyer.Belle Plaine Mayor


Charges: Robbery spree hits banks ringing Twin Cities before capture

A bank robber’s hopscotching around Twin Cities suburbs has come to a halt with his arrest nearly a month after he started, according to charges.Jayvon D. Gant, 26, of Bloomington, was charged in federal court in St. Paul last week with holding up banks in Blaine, Bloomington, Cottage Grove, Fridley


Underage Drunk Minnesota Teen Gets Head Stuck in Exhaust Pipe

There's no question, people do some strange things when they've had one too many drinks and this story may be the most bizarre I have ever heard of. An underage teenager recently got her head stuck in a giant truck tailpipe at theWinstock Country Music Festivalin Winsted, Minnesota.